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News Analysis: Hamas Sees Gaza Protests as Peaceful — and as a ‘Deadly Weapon’

Few analysts, and certainly few Israelis, have suggested that Hamas may actually be rethinking its strategy merely because it has joined what are meant to be nonviolent mass protests and has name-checked the heroes of peaceful civil disobedience. “It’s [...]
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One Dead Amid Violence in 3rd Week of Protests at Gaza-Israel Fence

Amjad Abu Jamous, 26, said that should he manage to get past the main fence, he hoped to face down an Israeli soldier with his arms outstretched and fingers in the “victory” sign. He said he would be armed with wire cutters and rope. “When [...]
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Though Deadly, Gaza Protests Draw Attention and Enthusiasm

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But that leaves its soldiers aiming rifles at unarmed people. “What the Israelis are defending is not lives. They’re defending a fence,” Mr. Munayyer said. “That’s not the standard when it comes to the use of lethal force — [...]
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International Women’s Day 2018: Pride, Protests and Pressure

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Representatives of a project called 100 Women against Stereotypes met in Rome to promote an online platform that sponsors female experts in a variety of areas. And after being held inside Vatican City for years, the Voices of Faith conference, [...]
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Opponents mount protests after major natural gas pipeline moves forward

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted the PennEast Pipeline its certificate of public convenience and necessity on Friday, which also allows the company to acquire land through eminent domain. The proposed $ 1 billion pipeline [...]
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Tired of Their Veils, Some Iranian Women Stage Rare Protests

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At least one of the women protesting on Monday was arrested by the police, a shopkeeper who witnessed the arrest said. The protests, still small in number, are nevertheless significant as a rare public sign that dissatisfaction with certain [...]
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Protests outside U.S. embassy in Haiti lead to shutdown

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Haitian outrage over President Donald Trump’s attitude toward their country was so intense that the US embassy in Port-au-Prince had to temporarily close on Monday. than 1,000 protesters marched toward the embassy to demonstrate against [...]
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How Corruption and Cronyism in Banking Fueled Iran’s Protests

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Many of the institutions, including those that merged in 2016 to form Caspian, were allowed to gamble with deposits or run Ponzi schemes with impunity for years, in part because they were owned by well-connected elites: religious foundations, [...]
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Iran Lashes Out at Its Enemies, at Home and Abroad, Amid Protests

4 months ago | 0 comment
The Islamic State also played a role, Mr. Montazeri said without explaining precisely how. He also called on clerics in the holy city of Qum to support the judiciary in a permanent ban on the messenger app Telegram, now closed in Iran. [...]
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White House seizes on Iran protests to tarnish Obama and nuclear deal

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The White House has seized on anti-government protests rocking Iran as glittering vindication of its criticisms of the Obama administration’s approach to the leadership in Tehran. President Donald Trump and other senior administration [...]